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Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek

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Must see in Weimar. I love libraries and the history of this place is tragic and majestic. If you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ana Maria V
Weimar, Germany
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A Unesco marvel!!!! MUST see in Germany.

Just outrageously good and stunning. The regent whose husband died 10 years earlier opened up her... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Matt B
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Must see in Weimar. I love libraries and the history of this place is tragic and majestic. If you have time and can get the tickets in advance, I totally recommend it in order to know the classic Weimar from the inside.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just outrageously good and stunning. The regent whose husband died 10 years earlier opened up her wold class private library to the benefit of her people. What an enlightened ruler(ess) in the 18th Century. She employed Goethe the greatest German poet and her son donated...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Considered a World Heritage site and after the fire suffered in 2004, the library and the rococo room is a must visit. It is interesting the description and the evolution of the place and the master pieces that it contains. You should book the tickets...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

After the big fire in 2004 the library the restauration lasted until 2015 with an impressive result and worthwhile the millions of hours and euros spent on it. It is truly UNESCO World heritage. Do not miss it!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Beautiful place. Only few people are allowed into the Rokokosaal at any given time, so book in advance or you are likely going to be disappointed, and refused entry.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I would have give 3 stars for the value of visiting the library itself. But the visiting experience was very bad due to the unfriendly service. Due to the limited entry, we booked the ticket online, but this didn't save any time at all. There...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

The price is too high for a nice Rocoo Hall. The hall is nice but you cannot even wander around freely as most of it is unallowed space. For 8 euros, I found it too expensive. It should cost 3-4 euros. It is just a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

I had heard of the library beforehand. Its patron was the Anna Amalia, Duchess of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. She commissioned the state's literary collection to be moved to the library in 1766, and what a collection it was. In large numbers, 1 million books, including works by...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

If you love libraries and specially old historic books you will love visiting this one. Beautifully preserved.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Madeleine J
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We needed to see this. We had not booked tickets in advance so before 09.00 in the morning we were standing outside cueing for a certain number of entrance tickets they release every morning. And we were lucky. It's definititely worth visiting the library once...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from MichelleR731 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I did not see this sooner. Hopefully, I am not too late. There is plenty of parking around the area. Almost all of it will be paid parking unless you don't mind parking a little further away in a neighborhood and then... More